NOLADrinks Show – 12-16-19 – Crescent City Sport – Stories of Courage and Change

NOLADrinks Show – 12-16-19 – Crescent City Sport – Stories of Courage and Change

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we pay a return visit to the Historic New Orleans Collection. We talk with oral historian and senior curator, Mark Cave, about the new exhibit, “Crescent City Sport – Stories of Courage and Change.” This special new...

NOLADrinks Show – 12-2-19 – Sippin’ Santa with Jeff “Beachbum” Berry

NOLADrinks Show – 12-2-19 – Sippin’ Santa with Jeff “Beachbum” Berry

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show, we’re talking holiday Tiki cocktails at Latitude 29! We’re joined by co-proprietor and cocktail historian, Jeff “Beachbum” Berry, and Brad Smith, general manager and head bartender. We discuss flavors, sample some drinks, and...

NOLADrinks Show – 11-11-19 – Dr. Jessica Harris – African Diaspora and Foodways – Historic New Orleans Collection

NOLADrinks Show – 11-11-19 – Dr. Jessica Harris – African Diaspora and Foodways – Historic New Orleans Collection

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we talk with historian Dr. Jessica Harris at The Historic New Orleans Collection. We discuss foodways, the African Diaspora’s influence on how we eat, her fascinating works and background, and much more.Pictured...

NOLADrinks Show – 11-4-19 – New Orleans’ Old Absinthe House and Belle Époque

NOLADrinks Show – 11-4-19 – New Orleans’ Old Absinthe House and Belle Époque

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we talk about the history of the Old Absinthe House in New Orleans. At one time, it was one of the most famous bars in the country, if not, the world. We also talk about the new spot in the space, Belle Époque, a...

NOLADrinks Show – 10-7-19 – Plastic Straws and Plastic Pollution

NOLADrinks Show – 10-7-19 – Plastic Straws and Plastic Pollution

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we’re discussing plastic straws along with the larger issue of single-use plastic products and plastic pollution, overall. We’re joined by Jane Patton, a plastic pollution expert. We also talk with New Orleans...

NOLADrinks Show – 9-23-19 – Dale DeGroff and Julie Reiner – Women in the Cocktail Industry – Marie Brizard “Toast to HerStory”

NOLADrinks Show – 9-23-19 – Dale DeGroff and Julie Reiner – Women in the Cocktail Industry – Marie Brizard “Toast to HerStory”

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we welcome two prominent members of the cocktail world – Dale DeGroff and Julie Reiner. Among other things, we discuss women in the cocktail and spirits industries, past and present. We also talk about the recent...

NOLADrinks Show – 9-16-19 – NOLA Neighborhoods – Oretha Castle Haley

NOLADrinks Show – 9-16-19 – NOLA Neighborhoods – Oretha Castle Haley

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show, we continue with our “NOLA Neighborhoods” series. This time, we feature the Oretha Castle Haley Blvd area in New Orleans’ Central City. We chat with Pepper Bowen of the Culinaria Center, Hugo Montero of Casa Borrega, and Brent...

NOLADrinks Show – 8-19-19 – LGBTQ in the Hospitality and Liquor Industries – Allies and Advocates

NOLADrinks Show – 8-19-19 – LGBTQ in the Hospitality and Liquor Industries – Allies and Advocates

Please note - On Spotify, the show's first segment, a brief intro only, remains garbled. However, the rest of the show including the featured interview, in it's entirety, is just fine! There should be no problems on any of the other platforms...

NOLADrinks Show – 7-29-19 – Cocktail Lists with Jeff “Beachbum” Berry and Dave Wondrich

NOLADrinks Show – 7-29-19 – Cocktail Lists with Jeff “Beachbum” Berry and Dave Wondrich

On this installment of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we discuss cocktail lists (and lots of other stuff!) with noted cocktail historians and authors Jeff “Beachbum” Berry and Dave Wondrich. We chat about their history, development, and...

NOLADrinks Show – 7-15-19 – French Quarter Fest Series – Tonya Boyd-Cannon and Lamar Heard of Big 6 Brass Band

NOLADrinks Show – 7-15-19 – French Quarter Fest Series – Tonya Boyd-Cannon and Lamar Heard of Big 6 Brass Band

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we’re back with our French Quarter Fest Series in anticipation of Satchmo Summerfest coming the first weekend of August. As usual, we’re at Louisiana Music Factory and, this time, we’re joined...

NOLADrinks Show 7-1-19 – Bayou Road in New Orleans – NOLA Neighborhoods

NOLADrinks Show 7-1-19 – Bayou Road in New Orleans – NOLA Neighborhoods

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we’re on Bayou Road in New Orleans, a fascinating and vibrant spot in the city that you need to know! We chat with the proprietor of Whiskey & Sticks, Kelder Summers, the proprietor of The...